Which one of Italy's Christmas markets do you pick?

If you are looking for a destination filled with a winter fairytale atmosphere and European culture, then you must not miss the Christmas markets in Italy. Italy has many Christmas markets, each with unique charm and characteristics. Which one would you pick? In this article, we will introduce five Christmas markets in Italy for your reference.


The arrival of the Christmas market made Piazza Walther in Bolzano mysterious. The square was filled with wooden huts and lights, and the air was infused with a pleasant scent of cinnamon. After browsing the stalls, you can taste classic Christmas food like fried apples, fruit rolls, and hot mulled wine. Also, prepare for an unforgettable train ride to visit the mercatini del Renon market near Bolzano, where various specialty products are worth exploring.


Mercatini di Natale di Merano is one of the most famous Christmas markets in Italy and one of the largest winter events in South Tyrol. This market is known for its beautiful scenery and dazzling shopping experiences. Travelers can taste local cuisine, purchase traditional handicrafts and decorations, participate in festive activities, and admire the beautiful views of the Waal River under the gorgeous Christmas lights.


You can see typical Christmas huts on the Cathedral Square, exhibiting until January 6th. 35 exhibitors offer handmade crafts here, including Christ's birth scenes, wood carvings, ceramics, candles, glass balls, angels, and Tyrolean Christmas goods. Don't miss the Museo del Presepe Christmas Museum with its extensive collection of local art!


With Torre delle Dodici in the background, the traditional Christmas market of Vipiteno awaits your arrival. Walking through various stalls, you can smell cinnamon, spices, freshly baked sweets, and hot mulled wine, and enter many wooden houses that showcase exquisite craftsmanship.


35 wooden cabins are located in Via Bastioni and Piazza Municipio, showcasing the most distinctive handicrafts, Christmas tree decorations, wooden toys, and leather goods. The highlight of the Brunek Christmas Market is the display of local food and wine, so don't miss the opportunity to try these delicacies~